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AFSC Rebrands as Magellan Federal; Oscar Montes Quoted

Oscar Montes CEO Magellan Federal

Magellan Health has officially rebranded its Armed Forces Services Corp. (AFSC) subsidiary to Magellan Federal. The move aims to enable Magellan Federal to better communicate its value and differentiation, as well as showcase business capabilities. "As we transition to Magellan Federal and leave behind the AFSC brand, we will continue to put individuals and their families at the center of our services," said Oscar Montes, CEO of Magellan Federal.

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Executive Spotlight: Christopher Copeland, AFS Managing Director & CTO

Christopher Copeland Managing Director

Christopher Copeland, managing director and chief technology officer (CTO) of Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding his promotion to the CTO role. AFS announced Copeland’s appointment in Sept. 2020, where he will develop the company’s future-looking technology vision and strategy and oversee AFS’ focus on IT modernization and transformation. 

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Executive Spotlight: Vince Vlasho, AFS’ Defense Portfolio Lead, on Cloud Migration, ERP Systems, DEAMS

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

Vince Vlasho, Defense Portfolio lead for Accenture Federal Services (AFS), recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the company’s five-year, $89.5 million contract to establish a cloud-based common infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. “Cloud is a strategic priority for Accenture Federal Services. I'm keenly focused on is supporting the Department of Defense (DoD) in its continued migration to the cloud."

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AFS Wins $90M Contract to Develop Cloud-Based Common USAF ERP Infrastructure; Vince Vlasho, Susan Lawrence Quoted

Vince Vlasho Defense Portfolio Lead AFS

Accenture Federal Services (AFS) has been awarded a potential five-year, $89.5 million contract to establish a cloud-based common infrastructure for the U.S. Air Force's enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, the company announced Wednesday. AFS will manage the USAF's existing information technology (IT) infrastructure and support the service branch’s development of a cloud-based platform to host its ERP functions.

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HP Federal’s Todd Gustafson: Agencies Should Identify Cybersecurity Gaps, Invest in Endpoint Defense Platforms

Todd Gustafson, president of HP's federal arm, has said government organizations need to recognize security issues in endpoint devices that are connected to a mobile federal workforce and implement protective measures to avoid a cyberattack. "Whatever approach an organization takes, it must accept the need for change and embrace the idea that every technology decision is a security decision," Gustafson wrote in a FedTech guest piece.

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